finale

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noun fi·na·le \fə-ˈna-lē, fi-ˈnä-\

Definition of finale

  1. :  the close or termination of something: such asa :  the last section of an instrumental musical composition the symphony's finaleb :  the closing part, scene, or number in a public performance the finale of the ballet In the finale, the singer sang an Italian classic.c :  the last and often climactic event or item in a sequence the TV show's season finale

Examples of finale in a sentence

  1. She sung a very difficult song for the finale.

  2. the finale to the festivities was a grand display of fireworks

Origin and Etymology of finale

Italian, from finale, adjective, final, from Latin finalis


First Known Use: 1774


FINALE Defined for English Language Learners

finale

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noun fi·na·le \fə-ˈna-lē, fi-ˈnä-\

Definition of finale for English Language Learners

  • : the last part of something (such as a musical performance, play, etc.)


FINALE Defined for Kids

finale

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noun fi·na·le \fə-ˈna-lē\

Definition of finale for Students

  1. :  the close or end of something (as a musical work)



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